Events

Upcoming Events:

Canadian Blood Services Town Hall Meeting – June 14
Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on June 14 to provide an opportunity for patients and their families to hear firsthand about the recommended changes to the MSM deferral policy and the rationale behind the changes. They will share evidence that would support a reduction of the deferral timeline while not posing any additional risk to patients. They will also share advancements in screening and other countries’ experiences with a 1 year deferral.
The meeting will be held at Toronto General Hospital,  200 Elizabeth St, Toronto from 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Thalassemia Family Fun Day
Saturday April 23rd, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Fantasy Fair, Woodbine Shopping Centre, 500 Rexdale Blvd. Bring your family and join us for an afternoon of fun at Fantasy Fair, rain or shine it’s always sunny inside. One FREE all-day ride pass given to Thalassemia Patients, additional passes available for family and friends for $15 per pass. Refreshments are included. To confirm attendance and to reserve a ride-all-day pass please contact Nesrin @ 416-705-1374

Family Bowling Night

Friday, June 10, 2016
Location: Neb’s Funworld, 1300 Wilson Rd North, Oshawa
On behalf of the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada, we invite you to join us at Neb’s Funworld for Family Bowling Night. Come out for door prizes, raffles and fun. Doors open at 7 pm, Rock’n’Bowl at 8p m. Tickets $25 for Adult, $15 children (3-12) Food, bowling and shoe rentals included. For more info, contact Fame: risortofame@hotmail.com

28th Annual Valentine’s Gala
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Location: Riviera Parque Convention Centre
2800 Regional Road 7, Concord, ON L4K 1W8

Past Events:

27th Annual Valentine’s Gala
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Location: Riviera Parque Convention Centre
2800 Regional Road 7, Concord, ON L4K 1W8

Learning for Life Series: Post Secondary Education Session for Patients
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Time: 12pm – 4pm (no cost to attend and lunch is provided)
Location: The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue Toronto, Room 1527 (Hill Wing)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Melanie Kirby Allen, The Hospital for Sick Children
To register contact: secretary@sicklecellanemia.ca

Lifelines: The 2015 Pan-Canadian Thalassemia Conference

Date: September 25 & 26, 2015
Location: The Holiday Inn, Toronto International Airport, 970 Dixon Road – Toronto
Click here for more information and how to register.

 

Learning for Life Series: Adherence to Iron Chelators, Hydroxyurea and Other Therapies
Patients & Families and Health Care Providers Townhall Forum
Date: September 12, 2015
Time: 11 am – 12 pm
Location: Toronto Catholic District School Board. 80 Sheppard Ave. E. Toronto, ON. (5 minute walk from Yonge and Sheppard Subway)
To register contact: secretary@sicklecellanemia.ca

 

Roma Fence Group of Companies 19th Annual Golf Invitational
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Location: The Country Club
Contact: Christina Marra cmarra@romafence.com or (416) 735-1180

 

Thalassemia Patient & Parent Workshop
Date: May 9, 2015
Location: Sick Kids Hospital
Contact: Helen Ziavras helen.ziavras@thalassemia.ca

Red Blood Cell Patient Forum
April 18, 2015 at Toronto General Hospital.
To register or for more information, contact: Heather Gordon heather.gordon@uhn.ca

21st Annual TFC Guelph Chapter Dinner Dance
Date: April 18, 2015
Location: Hanlon Convention Centre
Contact: Anita Aimola at (519) 821-5802 or bellaimola@hotmail.com

26th Annual Valentine’s Gala
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Location: Riviera Parque Convention Centre
2800 Regional Road 7, Concord, ON L4K 1W8

Thalassemia Foundation of Canada’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Join us for a fun-filled day of 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner, and prizes. All proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada. read more

4th Annual Walk-for-Thalassemia
Sunday, May 5, 2014 at 9:30 am
Ester Lorrie Park

On behalf of the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada, we invite you to join our 4th annual Walk-for-Thalassemia fundraiser at Ester Lorrie Park in Toronto. Click here to register online, or by by phone (416) 414-8169 (Enza), or (416) 886-2180 (Mohamed)

25th Annual Valentine’s Gala
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Riviera Parque Convention Centre
2800 Regional Road 7, Concord, ON L4K 1W8

Regent Park Film Festival featuring the documentary film, Blood Relative
Thursday, November 14 at 6:30 pm
585 Dundas Street East, Toronto

The film follows one man’s efforts to get free medical treatment to children suffering from Thalassemia in Mumbai.The film is co-presented by the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada, and Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. This is a free event and we encourage the Thalassemia Community to come out and support the film.

Thalassemia Foundation of Canada’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Join us for a fun-filled day of 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner, and prizes. All proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada. read more

3rd Annual Walk-for-Thalassemia
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 10:00 am
Ester Lorrie Park

On behalf of the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada, we invite you to join our 3rd annual Walk-for-Thalassemia fundraiser at Ester Lorrie Park in Toronto. Click here to register online, or by by phone (416) 414-8169 (Enza), or (416) 886-2180 (Mohamed)

Family Bowling Night
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Neb’s Funworld, 1300 Wilson Rd North, Oshawa

On behalf of the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada, we invite you to join us at Neb’s Funworld for Family Bowling Night. Come out for Door prizes, raffles and fun.Doors open @ 7pm, Rock n Bowl @ 8pm?Tickets $25 for Adult, $15 children (3-12)?Food, bowling and shoe rentals included.

2013 Valentine’s Dinner Dance Fundraiser
Saturday, February 16, 2013

Join us on Saturday February 16, 2013 for our 24rd Annual Valentine’s Dinner and Dance Fundraiser. The event, as you know, is intended to raise much-needed funds for the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada. The funds raised are completely dedicated to education, research, and provide necessary medical equipment for patients suffering from thalassemia. read more

Thalassemia Foundation of Canada’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Join us for a fun-filled day of 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner, and prizes. All proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada. read more

2012 Valentine’s Dinner Dance Fundraiser
Saturday, February 11, 2012

Join us on Saturday February 11th, 2012 for our 23rd Annual Valentine’s Dinner and Dance Fundraiser. The event, as you know, is intended to raise much-needed funds for the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada. The funds raised are completely dedicated to education, research, and provide necessary medical equipment for patients suffering from thalassemia. read more

National Thalassemia Patient & Parent Conference
Sunday, November, 6, 2011

The Thalassemia Foundation of Canada is pleased to invite you to the National Thalassemia Conference to learn more about thalassemia, treatments and research. This conference is for patients and their families, health care professionals and anyone interested in learning more about thalassemia. Breakfast, coffee breaks, and lunch will be provided. read more